Cougar catches residents by surprise in Hidden Valley

Video shows big cat leaping over bushes

A Lake Sherwood family got a reminder of just how close their community is to nature when they had an encounter with a large mountain lion Tuesday evening.

Lonna Neet said she and her husband and daughter were leaving a friend’s house in Hidden Valley off Potrero Road around 7 p.m. June 11 when her daughter spotted something through the car window.

“We were pulling out of the driveway . . . we looked to the right and ther...

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